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Funding secured to find a way to save Grade II listed Bulwell Hall Stables

Funding secured to find a way to save Grade II listed Bulwell Hall Stables

The green light has been given to find a way forward to restore the ruins of Bulwell Hall Stables after funding was secured from two leading heritage organisations. Image: Bulwell Hall Stables C 1910. Historic England Archives Funding totalling £13,500 has been awarded – with £9,500 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund and £4,000 from the […]

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Primary praised for helping children to ‘love’ school

Primary praised for helping children to ‘love’ school

A Nottingham primary has been praised for creating a happy and caring environment where pupils ‘love’ to go to school. Ofsted inspectors said leaders at Burford Primary in Daybrook made sure the school was welcome, orderly, calm and inclusive, where everyone is treated with the utmost respect. Following an inspection visit in May, the education […]

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Statue spruce-up for Forest legend for 40th anniversary celebrations

Statue spruce-up for Forest legend for 40th anniversary celebrations

The statue of the man who masterminded one of Nottingham Forest’s most famous moments in their history had a spruce-up this week to mark the 40 anniversary of that success. The legendary Brian Clough, together with his assistant manager Peter Taylor, were at the helm on Wednesday 30 May, 1979, when their Forest side beat […]

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Heritage Scheme celebrates largest combined project to improve shop fronts along city gateway

Heritage Scheme celebrates largest combined project to improve shop fronts along city gateway

Works to restore historic buildings along Carrington Street to their former glory are being completed thanks to grants from Nottingham’s Townscape Heritage Scheme. Numbers 18, 20 and 22 – 26 Carrington Street, situated on the northern section of the street opposite the Broadmarsh Car Park site, are owned by the Burt family, who run the […]

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New agency will speed up adoption for children in care

New agency will speed up adoption for children in care

A new adoption agency will offer children in care the stability and security they need to achieve their potential. The launch of the Regional Adoption Agency (RAA), part of Adoption East Midlands, will transform the lives of children and their adoptive families. Every year the RAA will be looking for families for approximately 160 children. […]

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Motorpoint Arena Nottingham to host Olympic qualifying tournament

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham to host Olympic qualifying tournament

Ice Hockey UK and the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham are honoured to announce that the venue will host a stage of the qualifiers for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. The Olympic Pre-Qualification Round 3 Group J tournament will be held from Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th February 2020. Great Britain, who secured their top-flight World […]

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Double celebration as city exceeds national average for pupils at Good and Outstanding schools

Double celebration as city exceeds national average for pupils at Good and Outstanding schools

Two Nottingham primary schools are celebrating after improving standards so that Ofsted now judges them ‘Good’ again. Both Cantrell Primary in Bulwell and Seely Primary in Sherwood were previously rated as ‘requiring improvement’ – but new inspections have seen them reach the ‘Good’ standard set by the education watchdog. The latest improvements mean that the […]

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Men’s field confirmed for Nature Valley Open Nottingham

Men’s field confirmed for Nature Valley Open Nottingham

British tennis stars Jay Clarke and James Ward are part of the main draw for next month’s Nature Valley Open, an LTA event held at the Nottingham Tennis Centre. The ATP Challenger – which runs concurrently alongside the women’s WTA tournament featuring last year’s champion Ash Barty and British No.1 Johanna Konta – takes place […]

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Working to make Nottingham more dementia-friendly

Working to make Nottingham more dementia-friendly

Nottingham City Council is supporting Dementia Action Week by working with partners to make the city more dementia-friendly. As a World Health Organisation Age Friendly City and a member of the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Dementia Action Alliance, the City Council is helping to raise awareness during Dementia Action Week from 20-26 May 2019. Dementia Action […]

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